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Christopher Wilson - Author

Christopher Wilson has been longlisted for The Booker Prize (BLUEGLASS) and shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel Award (MISCHIEF). He is a semiotician (advises companies on the language they use to advertise themselves). He did a PHD on jokes at the LSE.

If you like Christopher Wilson you might also like to read books by Mark Dunn, Steven Sherrill and Jeffrey Eugenides.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Christopher Wilson

The Zoo by Christopher Wilson
The Zoo
Christopher Wilson
The Zoo is a cutting satire, told through the refreshing voice of one gutsy boy who will not give up on hope. There are certain things that Yuri Zipit knows: that being official food-taster for the leader of the Soviet...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017
The Ballad Of Lee Cotton by Christopher Wilson
The Ballad Of Lee Cotton
Christopher Wilson
Shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel Award. Another thought-provoking novel from an author who has been longlisted for the Man Booker and previously shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel Award. The Ballad of Lee Cotton is an entertaining romp through 1950s pre-civil rights...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/05/2005

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